Obituary For Daniel Franklin Hark

Written by on January 23, 2020

Daniel Franklin Hark, 67, of Carey, died at 12:45am on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Ohio State University Wexner Center in Columbus with his family by his side.

Born May 31, 1952 in Fostoria, he was the son of Daniel R. and Alice M. (Hammer) Hark. He married Jean Anne Graham on September 9, 1989 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tiffin. Jean Anne survives in Carey.

He is survived by four children: Jennifer (Michael) Terry and Tracy Burns both of Queen Creek, AZ, Daniel (Rachael) Hark of Bellevue and Zachary (Danielle) Hark of Carey. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Jacob (Sabrina) Terry, Brittany Terry, Daniel Hark and Rozlyn Hark, a great granddaughter, Layla Terry, two sisters: Janet Fraley of Tiffin and Virginia (Tim) Moore of Carey and a brother, Kenneth (Tina) Hark of Fostoria.

His parents and a brother, Stephen Hark, preceded him in death.

Daniel worked maintenance at several plants and retired from CSP in Carey. He also served in the National Guard as a mechanic.

He was a member of the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, U.A.W. Local 1803 and the American Legion 344 Auxiliary all in Carey. He was all about people and the Village of Carey, as evidenced by his time served on the Village of Carey Council.

Daniel enjoyed hunting, golfing, hitting garage sales and watching Carey H.S. football.

Daniel loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

Friends will be received 4 – 8pm on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey, with Rev. Tom Merrill, OFM Conv. officiating. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery in Fostoria.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St. Carey, OH. 43316.

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